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building where... ezra bunch was stabbed. bunch was where... ezra these two building baltimore between northwest it's here in northwest baltimore between these two building where... ezra bunch was stabbed. and you don't need to look far.... to find remants of that murder scene. take a look vo rollcue: take a look 3 here are pictures of four individuals ... police say may have been in the area when this crime occured. take close look... you may recognize one of them. i spoke with a man today.... who is often in this area and was actually here shortly after the killing. he said... it didn't surprise him. ((wipe-sot))roger- 8:22 it'' a rough area daytime and nighttime i don't come up here after dark being as old as i am :32 ((joy)) take a look around this place... it's busy. there are bus stops on two of the four corners here. police say here.the four corners here. police say someone saw what happened. detectives just forward. in northwest e baltimore joy lepola fox 45
news at 5:00. melvin morse and pauline morse of delaware... face felony charges of recklessly endangering their five and 11- year- old daughters by áwaterboardingá them. police say they began investigating when morse... who is a pediatrician... grabbed the 11-year-old by the ankle and dragged her across their gravel driveway. police interviewed the 11-year-old who told them that on several occasions her father would hold her face under a running faucet as a form of punishment he called "waterboarding." authorities say the girls' mother witnessed some of the incidents and failed to stop them.the girls are in the care of state family services. and police have identified the officer who opened fire on a man outside district court. this the scene monday morning, when tavon williams was arrested on a traffic violation and escaped from custody... police say he jumped in a car and tried to run over officer charles feaster.... who fired his weapon, hitting williams in
the arm.feaster is a 38 year veteran and has no history of shooting a suspect.. gambling takescenter stage in annapolisas maryland lawmakers convene a special session. but as john rydell reportsstate lawmakers are still spliton the controversial bill... bill... (rydell) "shortly before noon, the senate convened in special session to begin what many expect will be a conentious debate over the volatile gambling bill." "no gaming in prince george's."as lawmakers arrived at the state house...they were greeted by protesters.they oppose a new casinoat the national harborin prince george's county."why would our elected officials not take care of prince georgeans but try to award billions of dollars to national harbror and watch the monny leave our county."(nats) inside...senate president mike miller...gavels the session to order. he's been pushing to expand gambling for years...and says it will help generate more renuve for a state still facing a projected deficit. (miller) "we need no
more tax increases, at the same time we need to build schools and keep maryland number one in terms of education."but some lawmakers are resentful...they've been called back into session yet again...this time...in the heart of summer. (jacobs) "i don't think we should be here. i think it's a waste of taxpayers' money, i think deals were cut behind closed doors."(rydell) "on friday morning, the full senate will begin a lengthy debate on the gambling bill, but perhaps the biggest obstacle could come here in the house of delegates where a similar bill failed to come up for a final vote during the regular session. at the state house, john rydell, fox 45 news at five." maryland isn't the only state thats chasing the gambling dollar.... when casino profits began to slump in delaware recently, lawmakers there legalized sports betting..... if maryland approves table games and a sixth casino, experts predict it'll drain profits from other casinos, especially those in maryland.... (13:54:30) "its competition. its like if you had two car dealerships in one town and suddenly there was a
third and a fourth and a fifth, the amount of money people spend on automobiles doesn't expand but the take thaa each dealer gets from that automobile expenditure will get smaller we can see that happpning at the casino up in perryville right now." now." while the gambling measure issexpected to generate millions in revenue in maryland , experts say its longterm costs are difficult to predict. that brings us to our question of the day.do you think maryland an compete with other states when it comes to gambling? go to fox-baltimore dot com and tell us what you think. you can also sound off throogh facebook. senddus a tweet.. at foxballimore. and you can teet your answer to 45203. enter fox45a for yes.. or fox45b for no. also in annapolis...animal advocates...rallyfor a change in marylandlaw to protect pit bulls.they're upset with a recentcourt of appeals decision that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous. the ruling stems froma case where a towson boywas severely attacked bya pit bull.but
advocates say pit bullsare unfairly being singled out. (burton) "it ii discrimination against one particular breed, it says that this dog is inherently dangerous, that is not true." true."a senate committee has approved a bill this afternoon which would overturr the appeals court ruling on pit bulls. a family is forced to flush their toilets with water from their fish tank.paul gessler tells us why the baltimore family has been without water for four days. the spickets went dry at taneisha goodman's home in northeast baltimore on sunday. after multiple calls to the city and four nights at a hotel--taneisha got her answer late today. &pthere was a pipe break on her &pproperty on the corner of brehmsslane and kentucky avenue.she says city officials told her it would be her responsibility to repair the leak.basically, 'get a plumber'.taneisha is upset for obvious reasons, but, also-- because it took four days for the city to tell her.
taneisha goodman: 14.13.05 "i have a house right here. i shouldn't have to leave my home to go bathe my children, wash clothes. water's a necessity." i just got off thh phone with baltimore public works--thee tell me there were two issues: first-- an old meter, which is the city's responsibility... ...crews are out replacing that right now.then, there's the issue with the pipe...any line from the meter to the home-- is the homeowner's responsibility.paul gessler, fox45 news at five. how are the roads looking tonig? tonight?brandi proctor has our traffic edge report. report. mapbelairwilkensmap395 3
reform nd religious freedom. jennifer davis has a campaign wrap-up from washington. washington. the president is spending a second day in colorado in the face of polls that show him lagging behind mitt romney by five percentage points in that key battleground state. in grand junction he worked to appeal to working class voters by stressing his economic policies -- while focusing on fairness and jobs. obama says: "governor romney and i have a different theory. he spent his private sector experience investing in companies that were called "pioneers" of outsourcing. i want to insource." earlier in denver - he courted female voters who helped him win the white house in 2008 -- by stressing how his healthcare law benefits them. schoen says: "the obama campaign is focused on women in general and single women in particular and using healthcare, access to contraceppion, and obamacare even to make the case that women are at risk if you go back as he says to the 1950's." women are a critical voting bloc. wednesday romney's campaign unveiled its 'women for mitt' coalition - led by the candidate's wife, ann. in iowa wednesday - romney also challenged the president - accusing him of
stripping the work requirement from welfare. romney says: "i do not want to install a spirit of dependence on government." romney's camp is also airing a new ad accusing the president of declaring a war on religion. nats of new romney ad: "forcing institutions to go against their faith. mitt romney believes that's wrong." davis says: "new jobs numbers are expected to get attention on the campaign trail as are fundraising tallies. mitt romney's in new york where he's expected to raise five million dollars in two days and he's outraised the president the last three months. in wassington, jennifer davis, fox news. 3 115-122"what was he saying when he was assaulting you?" "'you, me, buddy, ann nobody else here, i'm gonna... gonna kill you.' or something like that, i guess.""did he say why?""no, he just started to sc" scream."a man who had his face chewed off in florida... speaks for the first time. and new tonight at 5:30... tapes showing an accused child molester abducting a girl.why authorities say it's not enough for parents to just
zimmerman... the neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the death of trayvon martin... sayy they'll seek a ástand your groundá hearing that could lead to criminal charges being dismissed.a statement posted thursday on the website for george zimmerman's legal team says evidence released by prosecutors shows "clear support for a strong claim of self-defense."zimmerman says he shot 17-year-old trayvon martin in february in self- defense under florida's so-
called ástand your groundá law, which allows people to use deadly force, instead of retreating, if they believe we're now hearing from a florida man who survived an attack from a cannibal.ronald poppo told police last month abouu the events leading to the miami onslaught. onslaught.police say poppo was attacked by rudy eugene in florida.but it wasn't just an assault... eugene chewed poppo's face off.poppo told detectives that he blamed poppo for stealing his bible. at the time police though eugene was on a street drug called bath salts... "he attacked me. he just ripped me to ribboos. he chewed up my face. he plucked out my eyes. basically that's all there is to say about it." it."137-152he mashed my face into the sidewalk. my face is all bent and mashed up. my eyes, my eyes got plucked out. he was strangling me in wrestling holds holdspolice shot and killed
rudy eugene during the attack that left poppo blind in both eyes.at the time police thought eugene was on a street drug called bath salts... but a toxicology test could not find any of it in eugene's system. two children are emerging as heroes in the wake of the shooting that killed six people at a sikh temple in wisconsin sunday. an 11-year-old boy and his nine-year-old sister were outside the temple in oak creek when they saw a man get out of a ar. they say he pulled two guns out... and just started shooting. that's when they took action. ((he was shooting those two people and then we ran as fast as we could inside to warn everybody.i eel like a hero.)) hero.))the children said they hid with others in a pantry after sounding the alarm. meanwhile the f-b-i said it appears the suspect... wade michael page... died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. a publicly- funded school in lousiana is is under fire today... after its ccntroversial policy is called
into question. question.the delhi charter school says it can require female ssudents to take pregnancy tests... and it won't let pregnant students attend classes on campus.but the american civil liberties union argues... that's against the law. few minutes ago we told you about the special session underway in annapolis on the issue of expanding gambling in the state.. and its our question of the day... do you think maryland can compete with other states when it comes to gambling? gambling? carol writes on facebook..."we should have had this gambling issue taken care of a long time ago." ago."and cheryl simply writes..."any bets? lol. lol.most people responding on our facebook don't think we can keep up with other states. go to fox-baltimore dot com and tell us what you think. you can also sound off through facebook. send us a tweet.. at foxbaltimore. and you can text your answer to 45203. enter fox45a for yes.. or fox45b for no. 3 new tonight at 5:30... the
search for a woman accused of producing child pornagraphy. why authorities also think she may be holding two children. and a hotel gets an unusal guest.why his kind are appearing more frequently in very public places. 3 --adblib weather tz-- 3 --adblib weather tz-- homicide of young people in america mpact on all of us. how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief, i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. if you want to make a difference, you have to have the right education. university of phoenix opened the door. my name is james craig, i am committed to making a difference, and i am a phoenix.
new mexico's angel fire resort. check out this bear wandering an empty hallway on sunday night before taking off.it looks like he entered the hotel through a back door that was left open.but this bear isn't the first to be an unwanted house guest in angel fire.just three weeks ago, a black bear was found in someone's kitchen... and
earlier this summer, another homeowner shot and killed one unlucky bearrwho was found eating popcorn on the man's couch in the middle of the night.the department of game and fish is blaming the current drought for the unexpected bear appearances. ---- adlib about story ----after a cloudy day yesterday... we 3 are back under the sun and it is a hot one out there. meteorologist tony pagnotti... 3
we all know that its important to protecc our skin from the damaging rays of the sun but when we don't protect our eyes... the sun accelerates the aging process anddcan lead to eye disease. disease. experts say sunglasses are your best protection.when you don't wear them... u- v- a and u- v- b light goes through the cornea and gets absorbed by the natural clear lens of the eye. the lens can change and turn cloudy and that's called a cataract.the sun can also damage the back of the eye, the retina, leading to macular degeneration or loss of central vision. 18-33"you're preventing benign and cancerous growths on your eyelid, on the surface of your eye, you're helping to prevent cataract and you're probably decreasing the probability of getting macular degeneration." degeneration."when shopping foo a pair of sunglasses... choose ones that block 100- percent f u- v- a and u- v- b
rays and look for wraparound styles. the iphone may get most of the media and tech geek attention...but according to the research firm international data corporation... android hones dominated the market last quart. quarter.i-d-c says smart phones powered by the google- designed operating system accounted for 68-percent of the global market from april to june.that's four timms more than the market share held by apple and its i-o-s system.but that could be because apple fans are waiting for the next i- phone, which is rumored to be coming out this september. also worth noting... blackberry shipments were down sharply in the quarter, to only about five percent of the market. cell phone radiation standards could get an upgrade. the government accountaaility office wants to raise the limits by 20-percent.they say it's because people are using their cell phones in other capacities... rather than just talking with their phones next to their ear.the g-a-o raised the issue at the request of three democratic senators who
feel lower radiatioo standards mean more costs for consumers. we're all obsessed with our smartphones...but how fast can you text? text?eleven texters put their fingers to the test in new york city.they battled it out on their phones - as they were judged on speed and accuracy. but only one of them came out with the jackpot at the end of eight rounds... seventeen year old austin weirschke. 229-244"texting in that last round i was like this is a really impossible phrase. i was trying to take my time on it but i really wanted to win it again so i just went as fast as i could and tried to do my best." best."this is the second year in a row weiischkehas won.he won fiity thousand dollars which he says he'll for his college fund.one thing to nooe... texters were using phones with physical keyboards... not touchscreens. just when you thought your smart phone couldn't be even more handy... now you can use it on your daily coffee run. starbucks is partnering with
ásquareá... a start-up that allows shoppers to pay for items with their smart-phones. starting his fall you can pay with a simple scan of a barrode on the app. in the future... you'll be able to tell the cashier your name and like magic... it's paid for. 3 new tonight at 5:30....tapes showing an accused child molester abducting a girl.why authorities say it's not enough for parents to just talk with their children about strangers... coming up. talk with their children about strangers... coming up. you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? i'd say happier than a bodybuilder directing traffic. he does look happy. get happy. get geico.
better schools. that's what a world-class resort casino at national harbor would mean for maryland. but it won't happen if the special interests get their way. with thousands of local jobs and millions for maryland's schools on the line. we need to fight back. call your lawmakers and tell them to put national harbor on the ballot this november. because it's not up to the special interests, it's up to you. new at 5:30... prince george's county police release surveillance video of a man arrested yesterday... charged with kidnapping and sexually abusing two young girls in the area.myranda stephhns has more on why authorities say it's not enough for parents to just talk with their children about strangers... myranda. a child molester in maryland is so subtle -- he's followed